Job and Internship Opportunities Announcements

This page is for job and internship opportunities from within and outside of the NREM Department. Postings will be deleted once application periods are over. 


  • Internal Opportunities
  • External Job Opportunities
  • External Internships Opportunities
  • External Assistantship Opportunities
  • External Postdoc Opportunities

Internal Job Opportunities

Internal Internships Opportunities


Interested in an internship program that focuses on agriculture, food production, nutrition, resource management, and more? Find more information below!

Internal Assistantship Opportunities

Partnership W/ Hauoli Mau Loa Foundation

Since 2012, Hauʻoli Mau Loa Foundation has partnered with the University of Hawaiʻi to support graduate assistantship opportunities at the University of Hawaiʻi Hilo and Mānoa. We are pleased to continue this partnership with support of ten graduate assistantship positions for the Fall 2023 school year at the following schools and departments:

UH Hilo

Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science

UH Mānoa

College of Natural Sciences- Botany Department

Natural Resources and Environmental Management

School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (Marine Biology, Oceanography, & Earth Sciences)

In addition to a tuition waiver, the students selected by the respective University departments for the assistantships will receive a salary and funds for supplies and professional development for two years. To learn more about the selection criteria and application requirements, please visit the links above or our website.


Internal Postdoc Opportunities

Postdoctoral Fellow in Remote Sensing of Invasive and Nuisance Species

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management at the University of Hawaiʻi and Manoa seeks a recent Ph.D. interest in applying remote sensing techniques to the management of coral reef ecosystems in the Marine Monuments of the Pacific. 

The postdoctoral fellow will design and implement research applying high-resolution satellite data to invasive and nuisance species detection on reefs in Marine National Monuments across the Pacific, document long-term trends in benthic cover, aid in the development of remote sensing tools for the conservation of coral reefs in the Pacific Islands. Study areas are the reefs of Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument (MNM), Pacific Remote Islands MNM, and Rose Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. 


  • Develop advanced skill in remote sensing of coastal ecosystems, analytical skills, programming skills, and collaborate with researchers at various institutions, including the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 
  • Opportunities to collect data from field sites, either in person or through partnerships. The fellow is expected to present the results of the project at national/ international conferences and publish them in peer-reviewed journals. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Ph.D. in resource management, coastal environment, or related field with a background in coastal remote sensing.
  • Experience with image processing software and GIS software.
  • Experience with computer programming (e.g., R, Python, C, etc.). 

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience conducting field work involving remote sensing.
  • Experience in processing a wide variety of datasets.
  • Familiarity with various image data format. 

To apply, please submit electronically a statement of research interest including how you meet the minimum and/ or desirable qualifications, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information (including email address) of three professional references to Tomoaki Miura (, +1-808-956-7333). 

Application deadline: Application will remain open until position is filled. 

KUPU Year-Round Internship with the Teaching Change Partnership

This KUPU year-round membership opportunity is for people that love Hawai'i and are interested in learning how to lead Bioculturally-grounded conservation experiences for middle and high school students.

As part of your KUPU experience, you will: 

  • Learn how to lead overnight conservation education programs at the Hakalau
    Forest National Wildlife Refuge and the Puʻuwaʻawaʻa Dry Forest.
  • Help plan conservation education events including the Biocultural Blitz in
    Puʻuwaʻawaʻa and Earth Dayʻs Conservation Career Day on the UH-Hilo Campus.
  • Understand how to weave biocultural stewardship, climate change, and place-based
    learning into programming for Hawaiʻi Island Youth and their teachers.
    In the process, you will make great professional connections, earn $18,000, and receive a
    $5,000 education award.

To learn more about our programs:

For questions/ more information, please contact


City & County of Honolulu (NCO) - Neighborhood Commission (Full time)

Office of Senator DeCoite - Capitol Office Staff Position (Full time)

  • Computer Skills – must know how to navigate the internet and use Microsoft Office programs: Word, Excel, Publisher along with Canva or other
  • Reviewing bills and digesting them for the Senator
  • Working on Legislative Newsletters and weekly Eblast 
  • Pay: TBD
  • Deadline to apply: 3/10/2023
  • Job #267593
  • Click here to apply


Armstrong Builders, LLC - Accounting

  • Current business majors preferred
  • Assist the accounting department with special projects
  • Scan and classify documents for electronic imaging system
  • Pay: $15.00/hour
  • Deadline to apply: 3/14/2023
  • Job #102743
  • Click here to apply


McCully-Moiliili Library - Student Helper I (Part-time)

  • Familiarity with the Dewey Decimal system
  • Must be a full time student
  • Shelving/filing library materials
  • Pay: $12.00/hour
  • Deadline to apply: 3/15/2023
  • Job #241359
  • Click here to apply


Good Luck International Corp DBA Arluis Wedding - Dress Coordinator (Japanese Speaking) (Full time)

  • Able to communicate in Japanese (both reading and writing)
  • Make sure couple's wedding dress and tuxedos are in perfect conditions
  • Manage our stocks at the salon using Personal Computer
  • Pay: TBD
  • Deadline to apply: 3/15/2023
  • Job #111787
  • Click here to apply


Le Jardin Academy - AfterSchool Teacher (Part-time)

  • Experience working with school-age students K- 8th grades
  • Guide small groups of students in grades K-6 in enriching activities
  • Assist with homework & overseas students' social & emotional development 
  • Pay: $14.00/hour
  • Deadline to apply: 3/15/2023
  • Job #267072
  • Click here to apply


Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington -  Bilingual Case Manager (Full-time)

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field required
  • Facilitates individual and group meetings as needed
  • Reevaluates goals with clients at regular intervals
  • Pay: TBD
  • Deadline to apply: 3/20/2023
  • Job #267032
  • Click here to apply



 Liliuokalani Trust - Housing Navigator (Full time)

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, education, or related degree
  • Performs written and electronic recordkeeping functions
  • Serve as a liaison with landlords and utility company
  • Pay: $50,200.00 to $64,000.00 annually
  • Deadline to apply: 3/24/2023
  • Job #267605
  • Click here to apply


Izumo Taishakyo Mission of Hawaii - Sales Clerk (Part time)

  • Ability to speak Japanese would be helpful but not necessary
  • Ability give proper change or process customers credit card
  • Sell Omamori and other good fortune items
  • Pay: $12.50/hour
  • Deadline to apply: 3/25/2023
  • Job #267408
  • Click here to apply


Child & Family Services - Bilingual Case Manager II (Chinatown) (Part-time)

  • Ability to speak Chinese language required
  • Responsible for providing bilingual case management services 
  • Goal of developing economic and social self-sufficiency
  • Pay: $23.86/hour
  • Deadline to apply: 3/31/2023
  • Job #266997
  • Click here to apply


The Tutoring Center, Honolulu - Tutor/Instructor

  • Strong communication skills, reading, writing, and math skills
  • Strong desire and passion to help children succeed
  • Tutoring K-12 students in Math, Reading, and Writing
  • Pay: $14.00/hour
  • Deadline to apply: 4/01/2023
  • Job #205030
  • Click here to apply


 Hawaii Medical Service Association - Health Plan Navigator I (Full-time)

  • Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent combination of education and work
  • Manage inventory of inquiries and coordinate with departments
  • Learn the foundation and basics of servicing HMSA's customers
  • Pay: TBD
  • Deadline to apply: 4/17/2023
  • Job #267136
  • Click here to apply


Cultural Surveys Hawaii Inc - Executive Administrative Assistant (Full-time)

  • Completed a Bachelor’s degree
  • Assistance with archaeological research
  • Facilitate project cost estimating and change orders
  • Pay: $20.00 - $25.00/hour
  • Deadline to apply: 4/30/2023
  • Job #187309
  • Click here to apply


Punahou School - Middle School Supervision Leader (Extended Learning) (Part-time)

  • High school diploma
  • Responsible for the supervision of students in their designated grade level
  • Provides a safe, nurturing and enriching environment for children in grades 6-8
  • Pay: $15.00/hour
  • Deadline to apply: 4/30/2023
  • Job #265281
  • Click here to apply


Department of Parks & Recreation - PT Summer Fun Recruitment (Part-time)

  • Possession of valid American Red Cross First Aid Certificate
  • Develop and nurture skills in our keiki
  • Make a difference in lives of our keiki 
  • Pay: Varies by position
  • Deadline to apply: 4/30/2023
  • Job #141385
  • Click here to apply


Hawaiian Electric - Principal Environmental Scientist (Air Quality & Noise) (Full-time)

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant science, public health, or engineering discipline
  • Develops department mission, strategic plans and goals, work programs, etc.
  • Develops permitting strategies for new generation projects
  • Pay: $113,600.00 to $147,600.00 Annual
  • Deadline to apply: 5/01/2023
  • Job #267505
  • Click here to apply


IHS, Institute for Human Services - Children's Program Specialist (Part-time)

  • Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Development, Education or a related field from an accredited university
  • Interact with children using approved child guidance techniques
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of program participants
  • Pay: $17.00/hour
  • Deadline to apply: 5/01/2023
  • Job #267587
  • Click here to apply


Leahi Swim School Inc - Aide (Assistant Swimming Instructor)

  • Must be able to swim
  • Responsible for providing basic instructional and operational support
  • Maintaining a safe and nurturing learning environment for students
  • Pay: $12.00/hour
  • Deadline to apply: 5/15/2023
  • Job #136886
  • Click here to apply


**List of Internship Opportunities that can be used towards NREM Internship Experience requirement (NREM 492)**

Biology Assistant at Conservation Legacy

The National Park Service is currently advertising Scientists-in-Parks (SIP) internships There are several openings for vegetation monitoring at Haleakalā National Park. Please go to this link ( to apply.

Bishop Museum Malacology Department - Rare Snail Captive Rearing Intern

The malacology collection houses rare, EW (extinct in the wild) Hawaiian land snails with the goal of re-
establishing native populations within the island. Captive rearing interns will assist in a wide variety of
duties associated primarily with this live land snail collection. These include, but are not limited to, captive rearing of rare and endangered live snails, maintenance of snail habitats and supplies, and census recording of individuals. Initiatives are in partnership with the USDA’s Snail Extinction Prevention
Program, where outreach and education activities aimed at informing conservation staff of partner
agencies and the general public may be required. Due to COVID19 pandemic restrictions, field outings
will be limited or on hiatus until further notice.

If interested contact: Dr. Nori Yeung; Malacology Curator, Bishop Museum,

  • Shift: Hours of Operation 12 to 8 pm M-F
  • Commitment: Minimum of 2.5-hour blocks of time and at least 5 hours of participation each week, flexible schedule
  • Need: Ongoing; Year Round
  • Minimum Age requirement: 18 years or older

Bishop Museum Malacology Department - Data Digitization Intern

Help unlock valuable information about the diversity and distribution of Pacific Island land snails in the
Bishop Museum Malacology Collection by becoming part of a multi‐institutional project. Interns will help
with the imaging and databasing of historical specimens and associated field notes and mapping of
specimen distributions using GIS based applications. Interns will gain experience in using digital imaging systems, macro photography, image editing tools, collection management databases, mollusc taxonomy, and geography. 

Informatics subprojects include:

  • Mobilizing locality data (georeferencing) to create and analyze species distributional changes across islands (Stipend $1200 for 120 hours)
  • Gathering trait data from museum collection data and/or literature to study the drivers of species extinction/preservation
  • Parsing taxonomic records into a database format for upload into taxonomic aggregators (ie. WoRMs, MolluscaBase)
  • If the students are interested in working with the physical collection instead, we can work with the student in developing an imaging or digitization subproject. These can include determining, imaging and photo analyses of type specimens to enhance species determinations, and the digitization of specimens and associated event information to test database/physical collection similarity.


  • Shift: Hours of Operation 9 to 6 pm
  • Commitment: Minimum of 2.5-hour blocks of time and at least 5 hours of participation each week, flexible schedule
  • Need: Ongoing; Year Round
  • Minimum Age requirement: 16 years or older

If interested contact: Dr. Nori Yeung; Malacology Curator, Bishop Museum,


Parsons Corporation - Construction Engineering Intern

  • Must be enrolled in an engineering curriculum at an accredited college or university and have completed at least one year of study
  • Utilizes a CAD workstation to prepare engineering drawings 
  • Compiles data and performs dimensional and routine calculations
  • Pay: $22.00/hour
  • Deadline to apply: 3/20/2023
  • Job #267282
  • Click here to apply


Walt Disney - Disney College Program Internships (FL)

  • Currently enrolled and taking classes at an accredited US* college, university, or higher education program OR have graduated from an accredited US* college, university, or higher education program within 24 months of the application posting date
  • Build transferable skills such as problem solving, teamwork, guest service, and effective communication
  • Various entry level internship positions in many areas
  • Pay: $14.00/hour
  • Deadline to apply: 3/31/2023
  • Job #258657
  • Click here to apply


Young Brothers, LLC - Summer Intern Project Management

  • Must have completed course work leading to a Bachelor’s degree (B. S.) in marine transportation, engineering, science & technology, or a related field
  • Provides technical advice and problem resolution supports
  • Document justification for new projects
  • Pay: $20.00/hour
  • Deadline to apply: 3/31/2023
  • Job #267320
  • Click here to apply


Young Brothers, LLC - Sales & Transportation Logistics Intern (2023)

  • Preference for students who have completed marketing, supply chain and logistics and/or transportation related studies
  • Develop sales, logistics, managerial and analytic skills in building relationships between Young Brothers and their customer
  • Gain an understanding of the interisland water transportation system
  • Pay: $20.00/hour
  • Deadline to apply: 3/31/2023
  • Job #267362
  • Click here to apply


Honolulu Habitat for Humanity - Accounting Intern

  • Pursuing a BBA with a concentration in preferably Accounting or Finance
  • Work with and report to the Director of Finance
  • Responsible for providing general ledger support
  • Pay: $17.00/hour
  • Deadline to apply: 3/31/2023
  • Job #267183
  • Click here to apply 


Kawakami, Wong & Lau CPA's LLC - Accounting & Finance Intern

  • Accounting/Finance major
  • Tax preparation, book keeping, etc.
  • Provide general information to staff, clients, or the public
  • Pay: $13.00/hour
  • Deadline to apply: 3/31/2023
  • Job #267502
  • Click here to apply


Peter Vincent Architects - Architectural Summer Intern

  • Undergraduate or Graduate students, Studying architecture (or related field)
  • Produce graphic presentations, 3D renderings, and technical drawings
  • Build physical study models and presentation models
  • Pay: $15.00/hour
  • Deadline to apply: 4/15/2023
  • Job #267180
  • Click here to apply


The National Bureau of Asian Research -  NBR Japan Studies Research Fellowship 2023

  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate, community college, or graduate student with a focus on Japan and policy
  • Conduct original research and participate in a Summer Seminar series 
  • Engage with expert mentors, attend regional site visits, attend NBR events
  • Pay: $6,750 stipend (intended to cover cost of living)
  • Deadline to apply: 4/16/2023
  • Job #267542
  • Click here to apply

M.S. Graduate Research Assistantship – University of Hawaii at Hilo
Hawaii Cooperative Fishery Research Unit

$25,908 – Full Time   

Responsibilities: We are seeking a motivated student interested in research related to flow ecology and invasive species in Hawaiian stream systems. The successful candidate will be required to collect fishes from locations on Hawaii Island, maintain them in captivity, and conduct swim tunnel respirometry studies with them. The candidate will work with a broad range of collaborators of different backgrounds from state, federal, and local community partners.


  • Minimum qualifications are a B.S. degree in fisheries science or related fields in ecology, biology, or natural resource management
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Desired qualifications include demonstrated proficiency in technical writing, statistical analyses, maintaining fishes in captivity, collecting fishes in the field, and working collaboratively as part of a research team.

Contact: Please contact Dr. Tim Grabowski ( via email for further details or to apply.


  • Cover letter describing your qualifications and professional goals
  • CV
  • Names and contact information for three references
  • Unofficial copies of undergraduate transcripts
  • Formal acceptance to the Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science Graduate Program at the University of Hawaii at Hilo will be required of the successful candidate after selection.